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Reference: 63777

Date Added: 6 December 2017
Closing Date: 22 January 2018

Job Title: Programme Assistant

Working For: Govnet

Location: London

Salary: £20k - £23k

Job Details

A fantastic entry-level opportunity for those interested in working in the public policy events industry, for a hard-working, knowledgeable and commercially astute individual to assist the team in charge of event programme content.

Govnet delivers insightful conferences, exhibitions, training and forums for the public sector, with high level policy input. This role is on a flagship event.

Main duties

  • Assist in planning, creating and organising programme content
  • Liaise with stakeholders across the process including on site management
  • Conduct industry research to deliver leading and topical speakers
  • Develop close relationships with external advisory board and supporters - public and private sector
  • Create compelling copy for a range of platforms (web, email etc)
  • Support the marketing team with initiatives including speaker blogs and insight pieces

What we are looking for

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Proven track record of producing high quality work, strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • 6 months' experience in production/public sector communications desired but not essential
  • Ability to understand the commercial implications of public policy

Closing Date: 22 January 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interview dates to be arranged either before December 19th or after January 4th 2018.
Start date - immediate. We may appoint before the closing date for the right candidate.

Application Details

Please send your CV with covering letter to Lucy McPhail, at lucy.mcphail@govnet.co.uk. For more information please call 0203 770 6646 or see http://www.academiesshowbirmingham.co.uk/.

Website: http://www.govnet.co.uk/

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